미니애폴리스 시의회는 금요일에 새로운 교통 안전 부서의 개발을 위해 만장일치로 투표했습니다., 미니애폴리스 경찰서와는 별도로, FOX9 미니애폴리스보고.
The vote comes less than a week after Wright, 20, was fatally shot by Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter in the Minneapolis suburb.
Police have described the shooting of Wright as “an accidental discharge” that happened as officers were trying to arrest Wright on an outstanding warrant after stopping his car for having expired registration tags.
Councilmember Phillipe Cunningham outlined a staff directive regarding the proposed development in a document obtained by the station and posted on his social media account.
The document listed four goals of the new traffic enforcement division: Maximizing the traffic safety benefits of traffic enforcement, eliminating racial disparities in traffic enforcement, educating the public on safe driving behaviors and traffic laws, and earning the trust of communities harmed by earlier practices.
“We urgently need traffic safety in our community,” Cunningham said Friday in a 페이스북 게시물 announcing the proposal. “We also need for increasing traffic safety to not come at a great cost of harm to our neighbors in the process. This issue is very complex, but it is surmountable.”
Staff from the Office of Performance and Innovation have to report back to the Public Health and Safety Committee with a project timeline for the new division by the end of the second quarter this year, according to the document.
The City Council also voted 11-1 in opposition of using tear gas and other munitions as part of the state’s response to civil disorder, 방송국 보고.